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Cancer research in Africa illustrated by a recent epidemic of cancer of the gullet.

Alfred George OettleМЃ

Cancer research in Africa illustrated by a recent epidemic of cancer of the gullet.

by Alfred George OettleМЃ

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Published by Witwatersrand University Press for the Institute for the Study of Man in Africa in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Cancer -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [18]

      SeriesRaymond Dart lectures,, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN4 .R34 vol. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[iv], 17, [1] p.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4042894M
      LC Control Number79390078

      This fascinating prob lem has stimulated a wide variety of studies in both the clinical and the basic sciences. A number of the more recent studies in this field were discussed at the International Symposium on Peptide Hor mones and Lung Cancer held . As of —the most recent year figures were available—the U.S. government had issued patents relating to the use of about 20 percent of known human genes, including genes for Alzheimer’s, asthma, colon cancer, and, most famously, breast cancer.

      research for the MSK Cancer Alliance at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. As a first-year PhD student, I am driven to further develop my understanding of epidemiologic methods pertinent to conducting meaningful cancer epide-miology research. My current research focuses on recent developments in lung Introducing our new PhD students, they are.   Abagail completed a 4, mile bike ride last summer, raising over $, to fight cancer. Her current goal is research orphanages and childcare in Africa to determine whether family-based care.

      This book contains the stories of six countries--Brazil, Bangladesh, Canada, Poland, South Africa, and Thailand. These countries, selected to provide global geographical representation, are in different stages of the tobacco epidemic and the strength and history of their tobacco control policies vary considerably.3/5(1). There was a 20 per cent jump in cancer of the gullet (oesophagus) from 5, to 6, Recent research by Dr John Foster of Greenwich University, for the Alcohol Education and Research Council.


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